The Certificate in Quantitative Fundamentals of Computational Finance was a program offered by the Department of Applied Mathematics through the Professional And Continuing Education Program at the University of Washington. The certificate program is designed to provide students with a strong foundation in quantitative finance and computational methods, preparing them for careers in the financial industry. The program consists of three courses that cover topics such as advanced probability and statistics, quantitative methods in finance, and computational finance.
The certificate program is aimed at professionals who are interested in gaining expertise in quantitative finance and computational methods. The program is designed to be flexible and can be completed on a part-time basis, allowing students to continue working while they study. Upon completion of the program, students are awarded a Certificate in Quantitative Fundamentals of Computational Finance from the University of Washington.
Computational Finance Certificate
Learn the key mathematical, statistical and econometric foundations needed for quantitative management of financial investments. Study classical methods of portfolio construction based on volatility as a risk measure. Learn modern theory of portfolio optimization, examine how to minimize risk, discover how to balance alpha generation versus downside risk and study the latest risk budgeting techniques.
The certificate program has been highly successful, with many graduates going on to work in the financial industry. The program has been recognized for its rigorous curriculum and its focus on practical skills and knowledge, preparing students for successful careers in the field. The program was awarded in 2016, and continues to be a valuable resource for professionals looking to advance their careers in finance.